{FD} US to hit Russia with new sanctions after Syria airstrike, Haley says

The Trump administration will levy new economic sanctions against Russia over its support of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday.

{FD} Trump says Syria chemical attack ‘will be met forcefully,’ but won’t say when

President Trump told reporters Monday night that the U.S. will respond "forcefully" to this past weekend's suspected chemical attack in Syria, but declined to discuss when such a response would occur.

{FD} Russia blames Israel for deadly airstrike on Assad base after alleged chemical attack

Russia on Monday blamed the Israeli Air Force for the reported deadly airstrike on a Bashar al-Assad air base after a suspected chemical attack killed at least 40 in a Damascus suburb over the weekend.

{FD} Airstrikes kill 14 at Assad air base after deadly chemical attack, monitoring group says

Airstrikes on Monday reportedly killed 14 people, including Iranians, at a military airport near the city of Homs shortly after a suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people in a suburb of the capital city, Damascus, over the weekend.

{FD} Airstrikes hit Assad air base after deadly chemical attack, state TV reports

Syrian state TV and witnesses said late Sunday that airstrikes had hit a military airport near the city of Homs shortly after a suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people in a suburb of the capital city, Damascus, over the weekend.

{FD} Trump should confront Qatar on its support for Hamas in upcoming White House meeting

As Qatar’s leader – Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani – prepares for a White House meeting with President Trump on Tuesday, Qatar’s lobbyists are warning Congress not to pass a sanctions bill that targets the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas and its supporters, including Qatar.

{FD} Germany at odds with US on condemning Hezbollah in Iran talks

Germany’s government refused to agree to a key U.S. demand to designate the entire Lebanese Islamic militia Hezbollah a terrorist organization as part of the Iran nuclear talks that seek to rein in the bellicose mullah regime in Tehran.

{FD} Saudi crown prince vows to get nuclear weapons if Iran develops bomb

Saudi Arabia will build a nuclear bomb "as soon as possible" if regional rival Iran succeeds in developing its own long sought-after nuke, the Saudi crown prince said Thursday.

{FD} Militias in Syria could next attack Israel and launch a new war

The Iranian drone launched from Syria that violated Israeli air space this past weekend sent an unmistakable message to the Jewish state: Iran has opened a new front on Israel’s northern border that could eventually erupt into war.